How to deal with an unmotivated seller

How to deal with the unmotivated seller

You’ve found your dream home, visited it a few times, and reviewed the reports and disclosures. You’ve made an offer—only to discover that the sellers aren’t willing to negotiate. They’re firm on…
Can Neighbors Help a Home Sale

Are Your Neighbors Sabotaging Your Home Sale?

Are the neighbors sabotaging your home sale? It can happen. Imagine that you’ve spent time and money improving your home’s curb appeal, and it looks great. But when you step across the…
Millennial Home Buyers

4 Tips for Millennial and Gen X Home Buyers

Millennials and Generation X-ers don’t necessarily want to be tied down by roots, as previous generations of homeowners did. They want the flexibility to travel or to take a new job, whether…
How Outdoor Space Can Help Sell A Home

Does an Outdoor Living Space Add Value to Your Home?

Does your outdoor living space add value when it’s time to sell your home? In many cases, yes. Here’s a look at the factors that can determine the value of your outdoor…
Millennial Condo Home Vuyers

Condos vs. Houses: 5 Things Millennials and Boomers Should Know

The condos vs. houses debate is often strongest among Millennials and Baby Boomers. For Millennials just starting out, saving up for a down payment and getting qualified for a loan can be…
How to buy a flipped house

Buying a Flipped House: 3 Tips

A flipper, in real estate, is someone who buys a property, renovates it, then puts it right back on the market in hopes of making a profit. Some buyers assume that a…
Real Estate Wish List

First-Time Home Buyer Tips: How to Set Priorities

Home buyers never get everything on their ‘wish’ list. This can be especially true for first-time buyers because they haven’t been through the process before. Still, it’s important to establish criteria early…
how to sell your home in 5 steps

How to Sell Your Home in 5 Steps

There’s a lot involved in selling your home for the best price and the least amount of aggravation. Here’s how to sell your home in five steps. 1. Figure out its value.…
How do real estate deals fall apart

Why Do Real Estate Deals Fall Apart?

Why do real estate deals fall apart? Often, it’s a result of appraisal issues, inspection problems, or a buyer’s last-minute remorse. Here’s what you need to know—and how you can avoid last-minute…
Love Letters in Real Estate

Should You Write a Letter to a Home Seller?

Should you write a letter to a home seller to try and get a leg up on the competition? The answer is, “It depends.” Writing a letter to accompany a weak offer…